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A field book showing the military hardware, uniforms, weapons, insignia and medals of the German army in World War Two, 1934-1945.
Topics: German Field Book, The Second World War of 1939-1945, Second World War, World War Two, Herbert...
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Second World War recruiting brochure for women to join the Women's Army Corps in 1943. 
Topics: Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, Women's Army Corps, W.A.C., W.A.C. Recruiting Brochure, United States...
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Brown shoes and boots were first issued for the new summer cotton khaki and winter brown wool uniforms worn by soldiers, replacing the formerly worn black leather footwear. Even the enlisted dress blue uniform soldiers wore brown leather shoes and garrison belts and black socks. With the introduction of the "paratrooper" boots issued in 1958, brown footwear had to be dyed black. 
Topics: Brogans, Low-Quarter Shoes, Paratrooper Boots, Canvas Leggings, Wool Leg Wrappings, United States...
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This was a soft-cover spiral-bound booklet of eighty (80) pages, therefore have to scan it in three parts as there are dried mildew stamps, pen and pencil marks, etc., nothing in changed in the pictures nor the artwork. It has been restored as it would have appeared just the first time it was acquired. It was also dog-eared as it was used for reference repeatedly throughout it's life! 
Topics: Patches of the United States Armed Forces, Jack Britton & George Washington Junior, Tulsa...
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A booklet that shows the war planes of both allie and the axis powers in the Second World War. 
Topics: 1943 War Planes of the World, Second World War, World War Two, WWII, WW2
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Second World War army guidons for the 1st Special Force Service.
Topics: First Special Service Force, Army Guidons, United States Army, World War Two, Second World War,...
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A small booklet in colour of the uniforms and insignia of the United States Navy, U.S. Navy Reserve, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S.C.G. Reserve, U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Marine Corps Reserve in the Second World War. 
Topics: 1944 A Guide to U.S. Navy Insignia, Badges and Insignia, World War Two, WW2, WWII, Second World...
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A Khaki covered cork lined pith helmet worn by marines during the summer in the States and year around in the South Pacific Theater of War when not wearing an M-1 steel helmet or other headgear. A darkened bronze anchor, eagle and globe ornament worn on the front.
Topics: United States Marines, U.S.M.C., U.S. Marines, Pith Helmet, World War Two, Second World War,...
This sof-cover book  stated they had over 500 illustrations - many in color for 25-cents, 30-cents in Canada. "The Most Complete Book on the Subject Ever Published. 
Topics: Branch and Rank Insignia, United States Armed Forces, United States Army, United States Army...
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A Second World War special showing the uniforms of the United States Marine Corps and the United States Navy.
Topics: Semper Fi!, Semper Fidelis!, United States Marines, United States Marine Corps, U.S.M.C., United...
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Metal helmets, cloth and leather headgear of allies and axis armies.
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Topics: Stahlhelm, German, French, Japanese, American, British, Helmets, Headgear, World War One, World War...
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World War Two Imperial Japan's military picture post-cards captured by U.S. airmen, marines, sailors and soldiers from the battles with names like Iwo Jima, Tararwa, Guadacanal, Tokyo, etc.
Topics: Imperial Japan, Picture Post-Cards, Second World War, World War Two, South Pacific, Japanese...
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An 8-page brochure showing post Second World War Army & Navy Surplus, when one could still get real military equipment, boots, shoes, clothing, etc. in 1953. 
Topics: Korean War 1950-1953, Post-Second World War, Post-World War Two, Post-War, Army & Navy Surplus,...
"He's in the Armored Corps" was only one of more than fifteen books like "He's in the Paratroops Now," "He's in the Marines Now," "He's in the Marines Now," etc. Each is more than 250-pages and more than a third of them have pictures. Some of these books are hard-to-find, believe it or not? Major General Adna Romanza Chaffee Jr., Lieutenant General Daniel Van Voorhis, General George S. Patton, 
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Topics: Half-Track, Tank, United States Army, Armored Corps, Second World War, World War Two, WWII, WW2
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Color photograph of "The Desert Fox," General Rommel in Field Marshal's uniform. This picture is shown to show you what General Rommel looked like before he was forced to commit suicide for his supposed part in the plot to eliminate Herr Schicklegruber.
Topics: Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, World War Two, Second World War
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Actual insignia worn by W.A.A.C. members between 1942 and 1943 when the name initials were shorted to W.A.C. and the cap insignia was replaced as well.
Topics: W.A.A.C., Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, W.A.C., Women's Army Corps, WW2, World War Two, WWII,...
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NOTA BENE: Thanks to John Cronin in the U.K. for these images, could not have had 116 badges. Arm badges for R.S.M. (Regimental Sergeant Major) in the British Army from World Wars One and Two to the present.
Topics: Bugle Major, Gibraltor Regiment, Queen Anne's Royal Army Nursing Corps, Special Air Service, Royal...
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Picture post-cards from both world wars, the Korean war and the Vietnam war era.
Topics: The Great War 1914-1918, First World War, WW1, World War One, WWI, Second World War, WW2, World War...
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Pictures post-cards used by airmen, marines, sailors and soldiers on both sides of the war. Some were taken from photographs and some hand-drawn cartoon-like artwork.
Topics: Second World War, World War Two, WW2, WWII, Picture Post-Cards
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Battle Stations! Your Navy in Action (1946). "A photographic epic of the naval operations of World War II told by great admirals who sailed the fleet from Norfolk to Normandy and from The Golden Gate to the Inland Sea." (Part 1 of 8 parts)
Topics: 1946 Battle Stations!, Your Navy in Action, A Photographic Epic ov Naval Operations of World War...
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Japanese navy and army headgear and a comic book in the Japanese language.
Topics: Imperial Japanese Navy Headgear, Imperial Japanese Army Headgear, Japanese Language Comicbook,...
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The rank insignia and uniforms of H.M.C.G. (His Majesty's Coast Guard) during World War Two.
Topics: His Majesty's Coast Guard, H.M.C.G., Great Britain, United Kingdom, England, Uniforms, Insignia,...
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Accordion picture post-card folder of scenes at Forth Bragg, North Carolina which is near the city of  Fayetteville. 
Topics: Cumberland County, Harnett County, Hoke County, Moore County, Fayettevilla, North Carolina, Fort...
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Shoulder sleeve insignia of the United States Navy Patrol Torpedo Boats from 1941-1945 especially in the South Pacific Theater. Hopefully this is more complete than from other media? 
Topics: P.T.Boat, Patrol Torpedo Boat, MTB, Motor Torpedo Boat, R.O.N., WW2, United States Navy, Insignia,...
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Guide Right was a handbook for WAVEs and SPARS in World War Two.
Topics: WAVE, SPAR, WAAC, WAC, WAF, WW2, WWII, Second World War, World War Two, United States Coast Guard,...
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A well tailored recruiting brochure for potential navy recruits in the Second World War. 1942. 
Topics: Men Make the Navy, The Navy Makes Men, Recruiting Brochure, Second World War, World War Two, United...
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Various nations issued commemorative postage stamps featuring tanks in battle during the Second World War in Asia, Europe and North Africa. Stamps collecting can be a fun hobby! 
Topics: Second World War, World War Two, WW2, WWII, Tanks, Armoured Vehicles, Army, Armies, Warfare,...
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A small booklet sold in wartime Britain to show the insignia of their allies.
Topics: 1943 Rank Badges of the Allies, Wartime England, Second World War, World War Two, WW2, WWII, Rank...
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Shell Oil Company published this patriotic paper ephemera that showed civilians not familiar with the medals and ribbons awarded to Coast Guardsmen, Marine, Sailors and Soldiers in the Second World War.
Topics: Medals, Ribbons, Medal of Honor, Silver Star Medal, Bronze Star Medal, U.S.Coast Guard, U.S.Army,...
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Coat with branch insignia patches and service ribbons
Topics: France, Frech, Insignia, Service Ribbons, World War Two, Second World War
Colour plates of aircraft squadron insignia, markings, etc. Also colour plates of U.S. Army shoulder sleeve insignia as well as flags of all nations. 
Topics: 1943 Identification, Second World War, World War Two, Aviation Squadron Insignia, Typical Insignia...
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Insignia and uniforms of the army of Ireland in the Second World War.
Topic: 1943 Insignia and uniforms of the Irish Army in the Second World War in Europe
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Scenes of a large parade of women volunteers in he Second World War representing not just the American Red Cross and The Salvation Army, but many others long since gone after he war was over and the men and women in the armed forces started returning home to a civilian life. Thanks to the women who served in both the armed forces and the reserves as well as in the auxiliaries and uniformed volunteer groups. We say thank you t all those who served! 
Topics: Motor Corps, The Salvation Army, American Red Cross, Patriot, Second World War, World War Two
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(1942) "Keep the Ships Fighting - Work At Puget Sound." 
Topics: Keep the Ships Fighting, Work at Puget Sound, United Stats Navy, Second World War, World War Two
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Patriotic World War Two booklet created for the people back home on the Home Front to acquaint them with the military insignia of the U.S. Armed Forces.
Topics: Air Corps, Army Coast Guard, Marines, Navy, insignia, booklet, World War Two, WW2, Second World...
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Cavalry (yellow) chevrons used until 1918 to 1919 in the Army of the United States. From the collection of the late Michael von Deckbar who had possibly the best collection of chevrons in the U.S.A.!
Topics: Michael von Deckbar, Cavalry Chevrons, Chevrons, Insignia, Army of the United States, United States...
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Insignia brochure given to the civilians on the homed front so they could tell what rank someone held, what their regiment, brigade, division or corps they were assigned to in World War Two.
Topics: 1943 Insignia Guide to all the Armed Forces, Authentic Publishing Company, World War Two, Second...
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Unofficial cloth patches displaying a flying bee armed with a Thompson sub-machine-gun and working tools worn by members of the Construction Battalion, also referred to as SeaBees!
Topics: C.B., Construction Battalion, SeaBee, Seabees, Shoulder Sleeve Insignia, Insignia, WW2, World War...
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Small motorcycle were air dropped by parachute so paratroopers would use them for transportation in the combat zone. 
Topics: M-53 Airborne Scooter 1944, United States Army, World War Two, Second World War, St.Patrick's Day...
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WW2 United States Navy poster and a Navy Rates too!
Topics: WAVES Recruiting Poster, U.S.Navy Specialty Marks Posters, Navy Enlisted Rating Poster, United...
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Shoulder sleeve insignia spiral-bound soft-cover booklet showing insignia of rank, service ribbons, decorations and insignia of the U.S. Armed Forces. Printed in 1945 in full color.
Topics: Joel & Aronoff, 137c Fifth Avenue, New York 10 New York, Soft-Cover, Spiral-Bound, Shoulder...
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Painted grey box holding chemicals, perhaps water purification in the jungles of Indo-China during the Second World War to protect the soldiers from water borne diseases? 
Topics: Imperial Japanese Army, Imperial Japanese Marines, Imperial Japanese Navy, Chemical Box, Second...
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NOTA  BENE: This is not an endorsement for tobacco products, it is simply here to show what this particular tin looked for those who collect them as a hobby! A cigarette tin made in England in 1942 and given to the U.S. service women and men while guests of the British people. 
Topics: Pall Mall Cigarettes, England, Great Britain, Tobacco Products, English made U.S. cigarettes, WW2,...
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A scale model kit of a U.S. Army Half-Track Armoured Vehicles.
Topics: Half Track Vehnicle, United States Army, World War Two, Scale Model Kit, Second World War, Army of...
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Highly decorated Russian and Vietnamese veterans on parade
Topics: Russia, Russian, U.S.S.R., Vietnam, Vietnamese, Insignia, Medals, Orders and Decorations, World War...
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"Decorations and Medals of the World."
Topics: Decorations, Medals, Awards, Orders, Victoria Cross, Iron Cross, Medal of Honor, Croix de Guerre,...
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Marine Corps shoulder sleeve insignia in the Second World War.
Topics: 1st Marine Amphibious Corps, Defense Battalions, Service and Supply, Raiders, Balloon,...
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Photographs of high-school victory corps volunteers in World War Two as well as their insignia and headgear. 
Topics: High-School, Victory Corps, High-School Victory Corps, H.S.V.C., World War Two, WWII, Second World...
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A pin-wheel showing the rank insignia of the Army, Marines and Navy in the Second World War.
Topics: Rank Insignia Pinwheel, United States Army, United States Marine Corps, United States Navy, Rank...
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Winged badges of the United States Army in World War Two.
Topics: Winged Badges of the United States Army, Second World War, WWII, World War Two, WW2, Insignia
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Fanny Farmer Candy Shops' patriotic brochure illustrating and describing branch and rank insignia of the United States Armed Forces.
Topics: Fanny Farmer Candies, Insignia Worn by the U.S.Army - Navy and Marine Corps, Second World War,...
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The North American G.I. liked to send souvenirs back to the home front and the loved ones as tokens of patriotism and their affection, especially to their fiances, wives, parents and grandparents as well as friends and acquaintances. 
Topics: Auckland New Zealand, Australia, Australian Imperial Forces, Bougainville, Fiji, Green Islands,...
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Uniforms and insignia of world war one and world war two.
Topics: Miscellaneous, U.S.Coast Guard, U.S.Army, U.S.Navy, Insignia, WW2, WW1, WWI, WWII, Herbert Booker
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Although this magazine is missing many pages, there is still enough here to get an idea of  why it was necessary to draft men into the U.S. Armed Forces in the Second World War.
Topics: Conscrited, Inducted, Drafted, Military Service, Second World War, WWII, World War Two, WW2, Over...
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World War Two All-Service Identification Guide.
Topics: All-Service Identification Guide - 1945, World War Two Military Insignia of the United States Armed...
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On the U.S.M.C. officers' collar and cuffs was gold-wire lace that indicated the rank of the wearer by how fancy it was as they progressed from a second lieutenant to a major general, and lastly to Commandant of the Corps. 
Topics: Collar gold lace, Cuff gold lace, U.S.M.C., United States Marines, United States Marine Corps,...
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Extra Special Edition United States Map Featuring the U.S. Armed Forces. 
Topics: Extra Special Edition United States Map Featuring Insignia of the U.S. Armed Forces, Insignia,...
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Shoulder sleeve insignia of the United States Marine Corps in the Second World War. 
Topics: 1st Marine Division, Guadalcanal, 2nd Marine Division, 3rd Marine Division, 4th Marine Division,...
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One can see photographs taken during the Second World War in the South Pacific marines wearing these sun helmets in the tropics.
Topics: U.S.M.C.Sun Helmet, Semper Fi!, Semper Paratis!, World War Two, Second World War, Pacific Theater,...
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Patch catalogs combined from the World War Two era in North America.
Topics: Patch King, King of Patches, Madison Square Garden, Second World War, WW2, World War Two, WWII,...
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United States Marine Corps shoulder sleeve insignia in WWII.
Topics: 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Fleet Marine...
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Know your fighting forces - Insignia of the Army, Navy, Marines and Auxiliaries. Altoona Pennsylvania. (1942)
Topics: Know Your Fighting Forces, Insignia of the Army - Navy - Marines and Auxiliaries, World War Two,...
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Uniform of a sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Topics: World War Two, WWII, Second World War, WW2, United States Marine Corps, U.S.M.C., Semper Fidelis!,...
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"A Photographic Epic of the Naval Operations of World War II. Told By the Great Admirals Who Sailed the Fleet From Norfolk to Normandy and From the Golden Gate to Inland Sea." 1946 (Part 6 of 8 parts)
Topics: 1946 Battle Stations!, Your Navy in Action, A Photographic Epic of the Naval Operations of World...
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This is a United States Army recruiting booklet issued at the end of the Second World War. 
Topics: I am a Doughboy!, United States Army Recruiting Service, Second World War, World War Two
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Know them by these signs. Army, marines and navy insignia.
Topics: Know Them By These Signs, Second World War, World War Two, Insignia, Patches
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Gas station paper ephemera that the customer received a stamp to place into the folder of U.S. Navy ships and aircraft of World War Two. 
Topics: Tydol, Fighting Ships of the U.S.A., Heriberto Beaucaire, Herbert Booker, Stamps featuring shiops...
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A non-magnetic compass used by the United States Army in World War Two.
Topics: Azimuth, Compass, Map Reading, United States Army, Second World War, World War Two, WW2, WWII,...
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Shoulder flash worn on the upper sleeves to show which unit the wearer is attached to. 
Topics: Infantry Division Identification Schemes, Shoulder Flash, British Army, Second World War, World War...
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Lots of military arms, equipment and ordnance in WW2.
Topics: Herbert Booker, World War Two, WWII, Second World War, WW2, Small Arms, Mortar Rockets
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1943 United States Army issue female uniforms for the members of the Women's Army Corps in the Second World War. 
Topics: W.A.C., Women's Army Corps, Uniforms, Insignia, Second World War, WWII, World War Two, WW2, Herbert...
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"A Photographic Epic of the Naval Operations of World War II. Told by the Greatr Admirals Who Sailed the Fleet From Norfolk to Normandy and From the Golden Gate to the Inland Sea." 1946. (Part 4 of 8 parts)
Topics: 1946 Battle Stations!, Your Navy in Action, A Photographic Epic of the Naval Operations of World...
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K-Rations, C-Rations and Tobacco of the Second World War.
Topics: The Great War 1914-1918, K-Rations, C-Rations, Tobacco, World War Two, Second World War
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"A Photographic Epic of the Naval Operations of World War II. Told By Great Admirals Who Sailed the Fleet From Norfolk to Normandy and From the Golden Gate to Inland Sea." 1946. (Part 5 of 8 parts).
Topics: 1946 Battle Stations! Your Navy in Action, Part 5 of 8 parts, A Photographic Epic of the Naval...
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Only One Appeal - One Pledge - Once a Year! Here's What It's For - Here's How to Do Your Part! Calship's War Chest. 
Topics: 1943 Calship's War Chest, World War Two, Second World War